New Zealand String Quartet at Christopher's Classics
4:00pm & 7:30pm
NZ String Quartet Update
There will be TWO sessions of the NZ String Quartet concert on Tuesday 9 November.
The first session will be at
The first session will be at 4:00 PM and will finish at approximately 6:00 PM. The second session will be at our normal time of 7:30 PM (and finish at approximately 9:30 PM).
Helene Pohl (violin)
Gillian Ansell (viola)
Rolf Gjelsten (cello)
Purcell - Three Fantazias
Britten - String Quartet No. 2 in C
Gao Ping - Prayer Songs
Smetana - String Quartet No. 2 in D minor
The ensemble has been Quartet-in-Residence at the New Zealand School of Music at Victoria University of Wellington since 1991 and in 2019 celebrated 25 years running the Adam Summer School for Chamber Music. Violinist Helene Pohl and violist Gillian Ansell are co-artistic directors of the biennial Adam Chamber Music Festival in Nelson. Gillian, Helene and cellist Rolf Gjelsten have received MNZM honours for services to music in New Zealand.